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St. Augustine is a coarse, textured grass used primary for home and commercial lawns. Freeuse photos

Growth in Gardening: Spring lawn care in Texas

With temperatures on the rise, and the days slowly but surely getting longer, it is clear that spring is coming. We all know spring is an active time in the garden, but it is also an important time to give attention to our lawns. There are several tasks to perform this time of year to help our lawns transform into the lush, green o...

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Hamilton-Ryker's TalentGro  has partnered with Tooling U-SME, the leading provider of manufacturing training solutions, to utilize a Department of Defense grant to develop manufacturing-focused training for the current and future manufacturing workforce. Through the grant, employers provide on-the-job training and technical training for apprenticeships. Photo courtesy of  Hamilton-Ryker

DoD grant expands workforce training

TalentGro, a division of Hamilton-Ryker, has partnered with Tooling U-SME on a new Department of Defense workforce and education grant to support the Manufacturing Engineering Education Program.

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Roughhouse Brewing and Three Six General  are joinging forces. Left to right are Roughhouse Kitchen Manager Lynn Krebbs, Three Six General Founder Mattison Bills and  Three Six General Partner Denny Dinsmore. Photo courtesy of  Roughhouse Brewing

New menu at Roughhouse Brewing

Roughhouse Brewing, a family-run farmhouse brewery located in the Hill Country just south of Wimberley, is partnering with Three Six General (TSG) to debut a new food menu focused on local farms an

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Celebrate National Margarita Day with Chuy's all-day drink specials. Photos courtesy of Chuy's

National Margarita Day

Chuy’s invites all margarita fans to Live Grande on Saturday, Feb. 22 from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. for National Margarita Day. 

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Past and present Mardi Gras royals from left to right are Ellie Stewart, Cathy Dillon, Shirley Rogers, Nelwyn Moore,Kathy Morris,  2020 Queen Linda Pennington, Randall Morris, 2020 King Robert Cotner, Bill Pennington, Harry Stewart, Thea Dake and Ted Dake.
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Past & present Mardi Gras royalty serve Cottage Kitchen Luncheon

 Past and present royalty of the Mistick Krewe of Okeanos, assisted by the Crystal River Inn, will host lunch at the Charles S. Cock House Museum, located at 400 E. Hopkins Street, from 11 a.m.

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More active older adults are likely to have healthier levels of heart and vessel disease markers, according to a study in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Photo courtesy of the American Heart Association

Sitting too much may raise heart disease risk

Adults in their early 60s, who spend less time sitting and more time engaged in light to vigorous physical activity, benefit with healthier levels of heart and vessel disease markers, according to


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